House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Nestled in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves is this beautiful farmhouse with a private garden. Parking facilities and Wi-Fi are available.
The farmhouse 'Villino delle Rose' is a small villa with 2 colourful bedrooms, each containing a comfortable double bed. The villa features colourful and artistic decor, and guests can enjoy the stunning surroundings, leafy garden and breathtaking landscapes.
The living room is softly furnished, and includes a TV with satellite channels. The kitchen is fully fitted, and guests have access to a private patio with a dining table, hammocks and barbeque facilities.
Complete privacy embedded in the green hills of the famous Chianti area. The villa also boasts a tennis table, board games and a billiards table. Guests are welcome to spend time on nature walks through private woodland to look for mushrooms, berries and truffles.
A number of additional services can be arranged on request. This includes dinners, reservations for museums and wine tasting courses. There is also a possibility to organise fresco painting courses and special trips with the artist.
A baby cot and high chair are available on request.
You will have our friendship in answering questions and helping with small and big problems that might arise, thinking that as long as our guests stay with us, they are part of our family and at home. We possess various talents in the field of art and science, ranging from history of art to agricultural science and will be at your service to make your stay an unique experience.
We recommend that you taste our wonderful Chianti wines and visit the Villa with its antique and contemporary artworks and frescoes, climbing up to the tower to have a breathtaking 360° look over the fantastic landscape!
• Central Heating
• Internet Access (Wireless Broadband)
• Mosquito Nets/Fly screens
• Satellite TV
• Baby-cot and High chair
• Outdoor dining area
• Laundry with Washing machine
• Iron & Ironing Board (upon request)
• Barbecue Facilities
• Playground for children
• Painting class (upon request)
• Wine tasting (upon request)
• Visits to the farm and to the winery
• Cooking class (upon request)
• Spacious park
• Welcome aperitive
• Reservation of museum and wine tours
• Visit to the villa and art works, climbing up to the tower for a 360° breathtaking view over the surrounding hills
Cooking lessons are organized in our large kitchen, where small parties (min 2 - max 6 persons), can learn how to cook the basic dishes of the traditional Tuscan cuisine. Our recipes can be easily prepared when back home.
Wine tasting. Our guests can approach the fascinating world of wine and have a better understanding of the complex process by which, from a single cluster of grapes, we produce a high quality wine that improves with time. A professional sommelier will be describing our Chianti Classico wines, made with tradition and passion, focusing on the specific features of each single type.
Visits to the farm and to the winery are usually offered before the wine tasting. You will learn more about Farm Torre Alberghieri regarding the land, the surrounding landscape and winemaking.
Painting class. You can have a great day of fun learning the fresco technique on wood or bottles with the artists 'iguarnieri'
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Versilia 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze 18 km, Nearest railway: Firenze SM Novella 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Florence, considered the home of Renaissance and the Italian art, is one of the most important tourist place in the world thanks to its incredible beauty. Located in the northern part of Tuscany on the Arno River, the historic center of Florence is closed to traffic and surprisingly compact. The majority of sights can be easily reached on foot so visitors do not need a car. Florence has excellent bus service which is reliable and convenient.
It is one of Italy's best preserved medieval towns, located in the heart of Tuscany. Built on three hills and surrounded by well preserved walls, Siena is filled with fine examples of Gothic architecture and has one of the world's most unique piazzas 'Piazza del Campo'. The world-famous Palio of Siena is an important part of Sienese identity, history and culture.
San Gimignano and its famous towers, thanks to their location, domain the beautiful Val D'Elsa hill. Site of an Etruscan village during the Hellenistic period, San Gimignano is one of the most important artistic place in the world.
Beautiful and very nice, Lucca is a most visited and famous place in Tuscany. The city is limited in 4 km of walls and they are the symbol of Lucca. In the sixteenth walls, the old town preserves his little streets and characteristic squares, with medioeval homes and Renaissance palaces.
The city is located in a hilly area in eastern Tuscany, between the provinces of Florence and Siena. "Arretium" was one of the most important and wealthy cities during the Etruscan reign and even today preserves some of the original defensive stone walls built around the city and numerous archeological areas. Etruscans were and remain famous for their great ability in working with gold and thus is it no coincidence that Arezzo today is one of the major centers for jewelry and goldsmith craftsmanship in Italy.
The city of Pisa rises above the banks of Arno, just before the mouth of the river at Marina of Pisa. It is one of the most important cities in Tuscany and it is extremely well-known in the world, because of its famous symbol: the leaning tower, known as Pisa Tower.
San Miniato is a district in the Pisa province. The old town is located on a strategic position, on a beautiful hill near Arno, halfway between Florence and Pisa; San Miniato was land wars between this two cities. Place of dioceses, San Miniato is a important economic and industrial center of the leather and it is famous for its white truffles. The original city core dates back to the seventh century.
Vinci, a discrict in Florence province, is Leonardo native city and here there are Biblioteca Leonardiana, international center of Leonard studies, and Leonardian Museum, a collection of Leonardo's models of inventions.
Montecatini Terme is a city in Pistoia province, the most important center of Valdinievole having a touristic, economic and industrial soul for the important Spa.
The region of Crete Senesi
A unique and wonderful landscape with rolling hills planted with wheat, its ravines, its ancient villages and the magnificent Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore.
The region of Val d'Orcia
With its breathtaking landscapes of perfect beauty, following a circular itinerary of 150 km, you can visit medieval Montalcino with its wineries, the spiritual centre of Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, the papal town of Pienza, the capital of Tuscan pecorino, and the Renaissance town of Montepulciano (the pearl of the sixteenth century) where you can taste the typical "pici", a type of pasta made to an original local recipe.
The region of Val d'Elsa
With a wonderful day out, following a round trip of 150 km, you can visit the medieval fortress of Monteriggioni, Colle Val'Elsa, the town of crystal, the superb Etruscan town of Volterra, and San Gimignano, with its medieval towers, is registered in Unesco's World and Cultural Heritage. From San Gimignano to Siena it takes just 45 minutes.
For mountain lovers
Abetone Mountain is 1388 m, only 1 and half hour drive from Florence. In winter for ski-lovers but there are plenty of activities during all other seasons as well. Abetone Gravity Park – a large park dedicated to mountain biking lovers. Fans of 'Downhill' and 'Freeride' will find here even five different trails of 6 km in length. Meanwhile, a 'Cross Country' trail with various levels stretches for about 30 km. It is the only park dedicated entirely to mountain biking in central Italy and, in addition, it is equipped with a super-fast lift system (it makes the height difference of 700 m in 7 minutes). Ponte Sospeso – a hanging bridge. In the Mammiano Basso area there is a bridge of 220 m in length, hanging 40 m above the Lima River. It is one of the longest hanging pedestrian bridges in Europe. Orto Botanico is the Botanical Garden in the Valle del Sestaione area, situated at a height of more than a kilometre. In the outskirts of Abetone there is also Ecomuseo della Montagna Pistoiese – an eco-musuem, presenting exciting sightseeing tours (such as Ice Road, Iron Road, Way of Religious Art and etc.). In August there is the 'Festival of Blueberries' with an open market, where you can taste a variety of dishes with blueberries, the most common shrubs in the area.
You can reach by car the top of Monte Amiata (1738 m a.s.l.) with its green meadows brimming with colourful flowers, ancient forests of beech and chestnut, and its geysers. Along the way, you can't miss a stop in the medieval village of Bagno Vignoni, with its natural thermal pool dating back to 1500, in the center of the main square.
Greve in Chianti
Typical Tuscan hilly and restful landscape with cypress trees, vineyards, olive groves and beautiful blooms, only 2 km far from Impruneta and Strada in Chianti, where are you can find shops, street markets, banks, bars,restaurants, ice shops, pizzeria, etc. The property is a 5-minute drive from the Chianti Sport Club, including 5 tennis courts, 2 soccer fields, horse-riding, gym, sauna, solarium, swimming pool. Moreover, for golf fans one of the most prestigious clubs, the Golf Club Ugolino. Impruneta and Martellina are regularly served by daily buses (SITA) towards Florence.
Nearby villages offer all amenities. Local activities include walking, tennis, swimming, riding, golf, cycling, fishing.
The 'via Chiantigiana'
Is one of the most enjoyable motoring routes in Italy. It runs directly south from Florence to Siena through the middle of the Chianti Classico wine zone of Tuscany, one of the most instantly recognisable landscapes in the world. After passing Ugolino Golf Course, the oldest golf club in Italy, the Chiantigiana runs upward and follows the ridges between the Val d'Elsa and the Valdarno, wandering from one farmhouse and villa to another, from time to time passing through villages and small towns. These include Strada in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Panzano in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti. The towns of Impruneta, Lamole, Volpaia and Radda in Chianti are just a short distance along side roads from the via Chiantigiana and can be visited by following the network of secondary roads that link them together. Other short diversions take the visitor through beautiful hillscapes to Montefioralle and Badia a Passignano to the west, and to Gaiole in Chianti and Badia a Coltibuono to the east. The area around Gaiole in Chianti is particularly rich in castles and chapels including the castles of Vertine, Meleto, Barbischio and Brolio. The castles area can be toured by turning off the Via Chiantigiana at Castellina and heading through Gaiole, exploring the back roads and then continuing on to Castelnuovo Berardenga.
Impruneta and Strada in Chianti are at only 5 min drive (2 km).
Is a perfect location to enjoy the tranquility of a Tuscan countryside but also to delight in the attractiveness of cities of historical interest like Florence (12 km), Siena (61 km), San Gimignano (45 km), Arezzo (79 km), Lucca (88 km) and Pisa (92 km).
Versilian coast 95 km, Greve in Chianti 11 km, Montalcino 106 km, Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello 66 km, Bilancino Lake 23 km, Casentino Forest National Park 75 km.
Florence Airport 'Amerigo Vespucci' 25 km, Pisa Airport 'Galileo Galilei' 92 km, Florence Railway Station 'Santa Maria Novella' 15 km, A1 Highway exit 'Impruneta' 6 km.
Nearby Restaurants: Martellina (1 km), Il Caminetto (1,2 km - via Chiantigiana), La Terrazza (Impruneta), Padellino (Chiocchio), Alvaro (Greve in Chianti)
Nearest Supermarket: Coop - Impruneta
Weekly Street Markets (till 13.30)
Greve in Chianti - Saturday
Panzano in Chianti - Sunday
San Polo in Chianti - Thursday
Strada in Chianti – Tuesday
Ferrone - Friday
Impruneta - Saturday morning
Exceptional Markets & Recurrent Festivity
Aprilante Market - Craftsmen and more at Panzano in Chianti – first Sunday of each month
Il Pagliaio - Biological market at Greve in Chianti - every fourth Sunday of each month
Stelle e mercanti (Stars and merchants) - Night craftsman's market with music and entertainment at Greve in Chianti (place G. Matteotti) - third Thursday of June, July and August (18.00/23.00)
First May at Strada in Chianti - Market, kitchen of farmer civilization, painting, concert at the amphitheater, carousel
Annual fair of September - first Wednesday of September at Greve in Chianti
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